Ignacio Domínguez Mateos

  • Plaza de la Independencia 6
  • 28001 Madrid
  • Spain

Ignacio Domínguez is a counsel in Latham & Watkins' Madrid office. Mr. Domínguez Mateos advises private equity funds, corporations, emerging companies, and financial institutions on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, and restructurings and insolvency proceedings. He also advises on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investment opportunities.

Mr. Domínguez Mateos is active in a number of board, volunteer, and pro bono matters. Currently, he is:

  • Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Harvard Club of Spain
  • Executive Committee Member of the Spanish Pro Bono Foundation
  • Board Member of the UNICEF Madrid Committee
  • Member of Latham's global Pro Bono Committee.



Mr. Dominguez's recent experience includes the representation of:   

M&A and Private Equity
  • Telefónica in a major carve out of all its Central America telecom assets for €2 billion (Panamá, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Costa Rica)
  • The Carlyle Group in the:
    • €390 million acquisition of a majority stake in Codorniú
    • Acquisition of Digitex Informática Holding, S.A.
    • US$4.15 billion acquisition from Johnson & Johnson of Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics
    • Acquisition of Hamilton Sundstrand IndustrialL Catterton in the sale of El Ganso
  • Teladoc in the US$352 million acquisition of Advance Medical, a second medical opinion provider
  • Houlihan Lokey in the acquisition of the investment banking subsidiaries of Leonardo & Co. NV in Germany, the Netherlands, and Spain
  • Odyssey Investment Partners on the acquisition of Mespack by Duravant, a company in its portfolio
  • Cerner Corporation in the US$1.3 billion acquisition of Siemens AG’s hospital information system solution
  • Onex in the acquisition of SIG Combibloc Group for €3.75 billion
  • Starbucks Coffee EMEA, in the acquisition of 49% of the shares of Starbucks Coffee España, S.L. from Grupo Vips
  • Partners Group in the:
    • Entrance in the share capital of Softonic and the restructuring of the share capital structure
    • Establishment of a joint venture with Aristeas to manage a real estate portfolio
  • KKR in the acquisition of Capital Safety from Arle Capital Partners for US$1.12 billion
  • Avery Dennison Corp. in the sale of its consumer and office product business to 3M Company 
Infrastructure and Real Estate
  • Naturgy in the auction sale of Madrileña Red de Gas
  • SCE, a German investor, in the acquisition and financing of two photovoltaic parks in Jerez, Spain
  • Nexi, a Japanese credit export insurer, in the project finance of four photovoltaic plants in Spain owned by Atlantica Yield
  • Enagás in two build-ups of its position in Transportadora de Gas del Perú, with CPPIB as counterparty
  • Apple Leisure Group in the acquisition of a control stake in Alua Hotels Group
  • Arclight in the refinancing of Neoelectra’s existing debt
  • SENER in the:
    • EPCs for three concentrated solar plants in Cadiz, Spain (Arcosol, Termesol and Gemasolar)
    • Attempted acquisition of Nextera
Capital Markets
  • Glovo in the raising of €265 million in financing (Round C and D)
  • Schoeller Packaging B.V. on a  €240 million senior secured note
  • Morgan Stanley and Santander as bookrunners on Naviera Armas’ issuance of €232 million of floating rate notes due 2023
  • Banco Santander in the €250 million senior bond offering, for ENCE Energıa y Celulosa
  • Deutsche Bank and BBVA in the €325 million senior notes offering due 2021 carried out by Almirall
  • The Initial Purchasers in the €600 million senior notes offering due 2021 of Isolux Corsan Finance
Distressed Investment
  • Eurona in the refinance of its existing debt and in the in-court homologation process 
  • MatlinPatterson as creditor in the insolvency proceedings of Martinsa Fadesa, and the subordination of a €200m Credit
  • The receivers of Pescanova, in the sale of 50% stake in Austral Fisheries Pty Ltd to the Japanese company Maruha Nichiro Seafoods, Inc.


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